Fact Sheet

2010-11 University Libraries facts

Collections

  • 4,949,154 total items, print and nonprint
  • 2,579,526 total titles, print and nonprint
  • 223,210 electronic books
  • 50,229 electronic subscriptions
  • 2,775 print subscriptions
  • 388 online databases
  • 29,958 audio-visual items
  • 220,059 maps

Library usage

  • 147,904 print circulation including renewals
  • 3,836 items placed on electronic reserves
  • 24,697 items provided to other libraries
  • 22,012 items received from other libraries or delivery services
  • 2,423 document delivery scans for WMU faculty and students
  • 16,332 research help transactions
  • 10,935 participants in instructional sessions (515 groups)

Library employees

  • 83 full-time equivalent employees (excluding students)
  • 132 full-time equivalent employees (including students)

2010-11 University Library Facts

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